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Reference: 88405

Date Added: 11 April 2023
Closing Date: 26 May 2023

Job Title: Programme Manager - Defence and Cyber Security

Working For: techUK

Location: London

Salary: £32,000-£44,000 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

This role reports to techUK's Associate Director for Defence & National Security, and its purpose is to support both techUK's Defence Programme and its Cyber Security Programme. This challenging and wide-ranging position provides an opportunity to work with senior level representatives from industry and Government to support the development and implementation of a challenging agenda. The role will encompass the support and development of policy and market engagement activities related to the UK Defence and Cyber-Security sectors. This role would suit an articulate and enthusiastic learner, with the ability to support the development of new policy and the delivery of projects and events. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capability to work across two different programmes, engaging with a variety of industry, military and government stakeholders and will develop a good understanding of the opportunities and challenges in the use of technology for Defence and National Security purposes. This role requires someone who has the communication skills, confidence and drive to grow their own profile and that of techUK.

Key Responsibilities:

Present techUK as the voice of the technology industry to government departments and key stakeholders, whilst building new relationships and furthering programme priorities. 

Lead the development, implementation and management of projects, white papers, workshops, and events that aim to resolve shared challenges between the technology industry and the wider economy;

Lead the set-up and execution of programme events, briefings, and meetings, and manage the activities of the Programme's Groups and Forums;

Promote both the Defence and Cyber Security programmes through insights, opinions, social media activities and PR activities;

Support the work of various member boards and committees, maintaining liaison with participating members;

Deputise for the Associate Director and Programme Head in their absence

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong interest in UK Defence operations and policy, Cyber Security, innovation, and the UK tech industry;
  • Ability to identify, propose and negotiate new opportunities for the techUK Defence and Cyber Security Programmes.

A fuller version of the job description can be found on our website.

Closing Date: 26 May 2023

Interview/Start Dates

If shortlisted you will be contacted for an interview. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of applying, please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

Application Details

If you want to apply for the position, please send your CV and cover letter (optional) to recruitment@techuk.org

Website: http://techuk.org

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